Petrol (95) up by Rs.2, Super Diesel by Rs.1

2018-08-10 16:05:01

Prices of a litre of Petrol (95) would be increased by Rs.2 while a litre of Super Diesel would be increased by one rupee with effect from midnight today, based on the monthly fuel revision formula, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera announced.

Accordingly, a litre of Petrol would be sold at Rs.157 and Super Diesel at Rs.130 until the next fuel revision on                                                                                                        September 10.                                                                                                                                           (Sheain Fernandopulle)



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  Comments - 20

  • Unchikun Friday, 10 August 2018 16:25

    No problem. It is to cover the cost of the new monitoring MPs. Good things do not come cheap.

    Reply : 7       43

    Unchikun Friday, 10 August 2018 16:28

    Can we see this formula? I have engaged Modawansa to analyze the equation!

    Reply : 5       43

    LS Friday, 10 August 2018 19:29

    Duckworth - Lewis formula will be easier to understand than the Fuel Pricing formula !!

    Reply : 2       28

    Ruwan Friday, 10 August 2018 16:36

    There may be computer gilmart in fuel price formula........Can someone send the newspaper to Presidential secretariat.....

    Reply : 1       38

    Premalal Friday, 10 August 2018 17:43

    President? What President?

    Reply : 1       48

    Sanath Friday, 10 August 2018 16:36

    This buggers are hell bent only in increasing and adding more burdens to the public. These parasites get all free therefore they are just imposing all levies to the general public. What is the big idea of having a govt if the only thing they could do is to dump everything on its people's head.

    Reply : 4       53

    sameera Friday, 10 August 2018 16:37

    The new pricing strategy is a complete flop, the government has not taken into consideration the prices of other services or goods that increase with fuel prices. Even if the fuel prices drop, the prices of these products or services would remain the same and will keep on increasing.

    Reply : 3       46

    Saranga Friday, 10 August 2018 17:08

    These are only seen in SL

    Reply : 1       24

    Premalal Friday, 10 August 2018 16:45

    This government is choking the life out of the people. This is called Yahapalana.

    Reply : 4       44

    Mahi Friday, 10 August 2018 16:46

    Nothing I could do reading this news but laugh.......

    Reply : 0       22

    Ram Friday, 10 August 2018 16:49

    This is the most capable and successful government to rob the state coffer and pass the burden to the fellow citizens and stay calm. MR robbed (still to prove) but at least gave some thing back to the country like the high way, clean colombo, a sea port (for the current gov to sell)... these guy only tax, tax, tax, tax and then increase increase the time his excellency wake up read the newspaper srilanka would become like Zimbabwe.

    Reply : 3       54

    tt Friday, 10 August 2018 17:03

    Reply : 0       10

    Lord Wolfstein Friday, 10 August 2018 17:08

    That's strange. DHL has lowered fuel surcharge for August shipping prices

    Reply : 0       20

    sam Friday, 10 August 2018 17:21


    Reply : 0       15

    Dee Friday, 10 August 2018 17:31

    Why on earth did you reduce it in 2015 in the first place? Even though it was way high people were used to it.

    Reply : 3       21

    Sid Friday, 10 August 2018 18:38

    They have to do it in order to accommodate the new chairs that they have ordered(650000 each).they have no where else to go,all institutions are collapsing.

    Reply : 0       24

    RohanS Friday, 10 August 2018 19:37

    Are we made to look like ignorant consumers by these Bums? Don't they look at the NASDAQ Commodity Futures Price Quotes for Crude Oil which is way lower than last month! A country of fools robbing us left right and centre

    Reply : 0       23

    lal Friday, 10 August 2018 20:03

    I am a fool

    Reply : 0       13

    Leo Saturday, 11 August 2018 20:54

    A bunch of robbers leave a new bunch enters in. Eithin this bunch there is not one who is educated and willing to lead the country to prosperity due to love of the country. That's the fate of this country.

    Reply : 0       4

    Mohamed Niyas Sunday, 12 August 2018 13:13

    Where is that Ministry fellow who said last week that petroleum prices would be reduced in a few days!

    Reply : 0       1

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